Pocket statistics: Tertiary Education in Malta

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Overview of the tertiary education system in Malta

The country has a population of approximately 393 000 people with 9% reported to reside in rural areas and 19% of the population between 0 and 14 years of age. Over the last decade, participation rates for tertiary education have increased by 131%.

Tertiary Gross Enrolment Ratio Statistics

1990/91 1998/99 2000/01 2002/03 VUSSC Average
MF Total 13% 20% 25% 30% -
Male 14% 19% 22% 25% -
Female 12% 21% 28% 35% -

There are two government funded tertiary education institutions in the country providing learning opportunities for around 14000 students. A strategic priority for Malta's tertiary system is ...... Say something about ICT infrastructure and opportunities and challenges for elearning.

Government funded Tertiary Education Institutions

University of Malta

Name of Institution University of Malta
Website http://www.um.edu.mt
Type of Institution University
Main mode of delivery Campus-based
Number of students
Year Total Admissions
2005/6 9438 3463
2004/5 8439 3119
Learning Management System(s) Moodle
Overview of e-learning Enter brief description of e-learning activities at the institution

Malta College of Arts, Science & Technology

Name of Institution Malta College of Arts, Science & Technology (MCAST)
Website http://www.mcast.edu.mt
Type of Institution Polytechnic
Main mode of delivery Campus-based
Number of students
Year Full-Time Part-Time
2006 ~4000 ~1000
2005 ~2500 ~1000
Learning Management System(s) N/A
Overview of e-learning At the Planning Stage